Andy Smith, AIA
How can we do that with a computer?
In the 1980's Atlanta architects replied "ask Andy".
Andy is an architect and technologist. He practiced architecture with Atlanta-based firms Heery International, Lord Aeck Sargent, and Stephen Fuller Designs. He joined Bentley in 1998 as a member of its Professional Services team, providing technology consulting, custom application development, and implementation services. In his current position he consults with global design firms, contractors, and owners who are seeking improvements in building information modeling (BIM), project delivery methods, and lifecycle data management.

In 2008, Andy was recognized by USACE Major General Bo Temple for his leading role in Bentley's successful completion of the Construction Operations Building information exchange (COBie). He also received the American Institute of Architects 2000 National Young Architect Award for his contributions in bridging the gap between technology and its successful use in practice. He is active in several industry associations:

- buildingSMART alliance Board of Direction (2009-present)
- AIA Technology in Architectural Practice Advisory Group (2012-present)
- Design-Build Institute of America BIM Committee (2009-2012)
- American Institute of Architects, Atlanta Board of Directors (1991-1999)
   
- Registered Architect, State of North Carolina
- Certificate, National Council Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)
- Member, American Institute of Architects (AIA)









Andy earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Architecture degrees from the Georgia Institute of Technology.